Haiti

Jack Guy Lafontant appointed Prime Minister


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Recently elected President Jovenel Moïse has announced that he has asked Dr. Jack Guy Lafontant to be Haiti’s new Prime Minister. Lafontant (56), a political novice is a gastroenterologist, professor of gastroenterology at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of the State University of Haiti (UEH) and at the University of Notre Dame of Haiti (UNDH) and a member of the American College of Gastroenterology.

The new prime minister now has the arduous task of trying to find a Cabinet which is acceptable to parliament.

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